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  • Seasonal records of palaeoenvironmental change and resource use from archaeological assemblages 

    Pryor, AJE; Prendergast, A; Reade, H; Stevens, R (Elsevier / Association for Environmental Archaeology, 2018-08-25)
    Seasonal climate variability can affect the availability of food, water, shelter and raw materials. Therefore, robust assessments of relationships between environmental change and changes in human behaviour require an ...
  • Reflections on Gravettian firewood procurement near the Pavlov Hills, Czech Republic 

    Pryor, AJE; Pullen, A; Beresford-Jones, DG; Svoboda, JA; Gamble, CS (Elsevier, 2016-05-31)
    This paper draws attention to firewood as a natural resource that was gathered, processed and consumed on a daily basis by Palaeolithic groups. Using Gravettian occupation of the Pavlovsk� Hills as a case study (dated ...
  • The legacy of 4,500 years of polyculture agroforestry in the eastern Amazon 

    Maezumi, SY; Alves, D; Robinson, M; de Souza, JG; Levis, C; Barnett, RL; Almeida de Oliveira, E; Urrego, D; Schaan, D; Iriarte, J (Springer Nature, 2018-07-23)
    The legacy of pre-Columbian land use in the Amazonian rainforest is one of the most controversial topics in the social1-10 and natural sciences11,12. Until now, the debate has been limited to discipline-specific studies, ...
  • Out of Amazonia: Late Holocene Climate Change and the Tupi-Guarani Trans-Continental Expansion 

    Iriarte, J; Richard Smith, RS; Jonas Gregorio de Souza, JS; Francis Mayle, FM; Bronwen Whitney, BW; Macarena Cardenas, MC; Joy Singarayer, JS; John Carson, JC; Shovonlal Roy, SR; Paul Valdes, PV (SAGE Publications, 2016-10-26)
    The late Holocene expansion of the Tupi-Guarani languages from southern Amazonia to SE South America constitutes one of the largest expansions of any linguistic family in the world, spanning ~ 4000 km between latitudes 0°S ...
  • Evidence for mid-Holocene rice domestication in the Americas 

    Hilbert, L; Neves, EG; Pugliese, F; Whitney, BS; Shock, M; Veasey, E; Zimpel, CA; Iriarte, J (Springer Nature, 2017-10-09)
    The development of agriculture is one of humankind's most pivotal achievements. Questions about plant domestication and the origins of agriculture have engaged scholars for well over a century, with implications for ...
  • Celebrating Easter, Christmas and their associated alien fauna 

    Lauritsen, M; Allen, R; Alves, JM; Ameen, C; Fowler, T; Irving-Pease, E; Larson, G; Murphey, LJ; Outram, AK; Pilgrim, E; Shaw, PA; Sykes, N (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018-10-01)
    Easter and Christmas are the most important events in the Christian calendar. Despite their global reach and cultural significance astonishingly little is known about the festivals’ genesis. Equally obscure is our ...
  • ‘Handle with Care’: Literature, Archaeology, Slavery 

    Gill, J; Mckenzie, CJ; Lightfoot, E (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    This article examines the relationship between literary and bioarchaeological approaches to slavery, and investigates how the methods and priorities of each discipline might inform each other in understanding what it was ...
  • Die Besiedlung Niederösterreichs im Frühmittelalter 

    Herold, H (Archive of Lower Austria Press, 2007)
  • Pliska – Dünnschliffanalysen gelber Keramik und anderer frühmittelalterlicher Keramikarten aus einem Geheimgang des »Krum- Palastes« und von benachbarten Fundstellen 

    Herold, H (Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums, 2018)
    This article presents results of the analysis of 23 thin sections of early medieval pottery from Pliska (obl. Schumen/BG). This investigation was planned as part of a comprehensive study of the so-called yellow pottery ...
  • Archaeological supplement B to Damgaard et al. 2018: discussion of the archaeology of Central Asian and East Asian Neolithic to Bronze Age hunter-gatherers and early pastoralists, including consideration of horse domestication 

    Outram, AK; Polyakov, A; Gromov, A; Moiseyev, V; Weber, AW; Bazaliiskii, VI; Goriunova, OI (Zenodo, 2018-05-09)
    The archaeological evidence relating to selected key cultures from Central and East Asia from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age is summarized. These cultures include the Eneolithic (Copper Age) Botai culture of northern ...
  • The first horse herders and the impact of early Bronze Age steppe expansions into Asia 

    Damgaard, PDB; Martiniano, R; Kamm, J; Moreno-Mayar, JV; Kroonen, G; Peyrot, M; Barjamovic,G; Rasmussen, S; Zacho, C; Baimukhanov, N; Zaibert, V; Merz, V; Biddanda, A; Merz, I; Loman, V; Evdokimov, V; Usmanova, E; Hemphill, B; Seguin-Orlando, A; Yediay, FE; Ullah, I; Sjögren, K-G; Iversen, KH; Choin, J; de la Fuente, C; Ilardo, M; Schroeder, H; Moiseyev, V; Gromov, A; Polyakov, A; Omura, S; Senyurt, SY; Ahmad, H; McKenzie, C; Margaryan, A; Hameed, A; Samad, A; Gul, N; Khokhar, MH; Goriunova, OI; Bazaliiskii, VI; Novembre, J; Weber, AW; Orlando, L; Allentoft, ME; Nielsen, R; Kristiansen, K; Sikora, M; Outram, AK; Durbin, R; Willerslev, E (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2018-05-09)
    The Yamnaya expansions from the western steppe into Europe and Asia during the Early Bronze Age (~3000 BCE) are believed to have brought with them Indo-European languages and possibly horse husbandry. We analyze 74 ancient ...
  • Reduced intensity of bone fat exploitation correlates with increased potential access to dairy fats in early Neolithic Europe 

    Johnson, EV; Timpson, A; Thomas, M; Outram, A (Elsevier, 2018-04-26)
    Important nutritional resources can be acquired by breaking bone shafts to access marrow, whereas heavy comminution and boiling of cancellous bone is required to extract bone grease. Since labour and fuel costs of these ...
  • Digital interaction in the exhibition ' Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery' - how Prehistroy met the gamers and scanners 

    Pitt, F; Hurcombe, LM (Soceity of Museum Archaeology, 2017)
    Introduction – Background to the Exhibition Whitehorse Hill: A Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery was a temporary exhibition at Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, open from 13 September 2014 to 13 December 2014. The exhibition ...
  • Ancient genomes revisit the ancestry of domestic and Przewalski’s horses 

    Gaunitz, C; Fages, A; Hanghoj, K; Albrechtsen, A; Khan, N; Schubert, M; Seguin-Orlando, A; Owens, IJ; Felkel, S; Bignon-Lau, O; de Barros Damgaard, P; Mittnik, A; Mohaseb, AF; Davoudi, H; Alquraishi, S; Alfarhan, AH; Al-Rasheid, KAS; Crubézy, E; Benecke, N; Olsen, S; Brown, D; Anthony, D; Massy, K; Pitulko, V; Kasparov, A; Brem, G; Hofreiter, M; Mukhtarova, G; Mukhtarova, N; Lõugas, L; Onar, V; Stockhammer, PW; Krause, J; Boldgiv, B; Undrakhbold, S; Erdenebaatar, D; Lepetz, S; Mashkour, M; Ludwig, A; Wallner, B; Merz, V; Merz, I; Zaibert, V; Willerslev, E; Librado, P; Outram, AK; Orlando, L (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2018-02-22)
    The Eneolithic Botai culture of the Central Asian steppes provides the earliest archaeological evidence for horse husbandry, ~5,500 ya, but the exact nature of early horse domestication remains controversial. We generated ...
  • Ancient genomes revisit the ancestry of domestic and Przewalski’s horses 

    Gaunitz, C; Fages, A; Hanghoj, K; Albrechtsen, A; Khan, N; Schubert, M; Seguin-Orlando, A; Owens, IJ; Felkel, S; Bignon-Lau, O; de Barros Damgaard, P; Mittnik, A; Mohaseb, AF; Davoudi, H; Alquraishi, S; Alfarhan, AH; Al-Rasheid, KAS; Crubézy, E; Benecke, N; Olsen, S; Brown, D; Anthony, D; Massy, K; Pitulko, V; Kasparov, A; Brem, G; Hofreiter, M; Mukhtarova, G; Mukhtarova, N; Lõugas, L; Onar, V; Stockhammer, PW; Krause, J; Boldgiv, B; Undrakhbold, S; Erdenebaatar, D; Lepetz, S; Mashkour, M; Ludwig, A; Wallner, B; Merz, V; Merz, I; Zaibert, V; Willerslev, E; Librado, P; Outram, AK; Orlando, L (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2018-02-22)
    The Eneolithic Botai culture of the Central Asian steppes provides the earliest archaeological evidence for horse husbandry, ~5,500 ya, but the exact nature of early horse domestication remains controversial. We generated ...
  • Early iron objects of southwest China: a case study of iron objects excavated from Qiaogoutou cemetery site, Sichuan Province 

    Juleff, G; Li, Y; Li, Y; Yuan, H; Zhang, M (Springer Verlag (Germany), 2018-01-19)
    Iron objects excavated from the Qiaogoutou cemetery site provides an opportunity to study iron-making technology during the late Warring States period and the early Western Han dynasty in southwest China. Five metallographic ...
  • Understanding the Chronology and Occupation Dynamics of Oversized Pit Houses in the Southern Brazilian Highlands 

    Gregorio de Souza, J; Robinson, M; Corteletti, R; Cárdenas, ML; Wolf, S; Iriarte, J; Mayle, F; DeBlasis, P (Public Library of Science, 2016-07-06)
    A long held view about the occupation of southern proto-Jê pit house villages of the southern Brazilian highlands is that these sites represent cycles of long-term abandonment and reoccupation. However, this assumption is ...
  • Reassessing climate and pre-Columbian drivers of paleofire activity in the Bolivian Amazon 

    Maezumi, Y; Whitney, B; Mayle, F; Gregorio de Souza, J; Iriarte, J (Elsevier, 2017-12-14)
    A 50,000-year-old sediment core record from Laguna Chaplin is reanalyzed to explore potential paleoecological methods to detect the extent of pre-Columbian disturbance in the Bolivian Amazon. High-resolution (sub-centennial) ...
  • Kingdom, Civitas, and County - appendices and expanded bibliography 

    Rippon, S (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-04-19)
    These are the online appendices and expanded bibliography for Rippon, S.: Kingdom, Civitas, and County: The Evolution of Territorial Identity in the English Landscape, due to be published by Oxford University Press 19 April 2018.
  • Aldingham Motte, Cumbria and its Environs in the Medieval Period 

    Nevell, Richard (Taylor & Francis (Routledge) for Society for Medieval Archaeology, 2016-07-06)
    A review of the monograph 'Aldingham Motte, Cumbria and its Environs in the Medieval Period'

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